The BMW Podcast: Changing Lanes

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“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Featuring new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on exciting journeys and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design, cars and more. Subscribe to the BMW podcast series to find out about bathtubs in self driving cars, what a Beamer is, or why BMW designers are playing with clay. And in case you’ve been wondering if it’s legal to polish your BMW in your underwear – we have an episode that answers that as well. All this and more in “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW. Hosted by Sara and Jonathan and featuring exciting guests - we are always authentic, but not always completely serious.

5 January 2021

#042 The creative mind behind BMW i - Interview with designer Kai Langer

Innovation, inspiration, intelligence - BMW i can mean many things. But it's not just the latest technology, it's also sophisticated design. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official BMW podcast, we talk to the creative mind behind the BMW iX: designer Kai Langer. Learn what the typical working day of a designer looks like, what change means to him, and how he deals with negative feedback.

#041 Quiz: What do you know about Christmas traditions from around the world?

Christmas Eve is just around the corner. The presents are bought and the cookies are baked. Whether Santa Claus, Sinterklaas or Father Frost - the man with the white beard is represented in many cultures. We have looked into less common Christmas traditions and prepared a quiz with curious facts for you. Guess some unusual, spooky and festive traditions from all over the world with us, in this Christmas episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW.

#040 The most spectacular city race tracks

At 200 km/h, the BMW races across the road, closely followed by its competitors, and then takes the bend. The overwhelming skyscrapers and the glittering lights of Hong Kong pass him by. Besides the Central Harbourfront Circuit in Hong Kong, there are numerous exciting race tracks in the middle of cities worldwide. Monaco, Singapore, Macau… need we say more? In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, we tell you about six spectacular tracks around the world.

#039 The Story behind the legendary BMW Art Cars

Sie sind bunt, extravagant und einzigartig: Bei den BMW Art Cars gleicht kein Auto dem anderen. Nicht etwa, weil sie sich in Alter und Modellform unterscheiden, sondern weil sie von der Motorhaube bis zum Heck bemalt wurden. Doch warum haben Künstler wie Roy Lichtenstein und Andy Warhol überhaupt BMW-Modelle als Kunstwerke inszeniert? In dieser Episode von “Changing Lanes”, dem offiziellen Podcast von BMW, blicken wir zurück auf 45 Jahre Kunstgeschichte bei BMW. Erfahren Sie jetzt alles über die bunten Legenden.

#038 Iphone as a car key

Imagine you come back from shopping, pull out your iPhone, and your car opens. No more searching for your car keys. You start your car easily via app. What sounds like a dream of the future is already a reality: the new cooperation between Apple and BMW is making life easier for many BMW drivers. In this short episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW, you can learn how to share your BMW Digital Key with up to five friends, open your car with your Apple Watch, and find out about the security of the digital car key.

#037 BMW i8 - Pioneer and icon

It’s a pioneer, an icon, a design highlight, and a milestone in the history of electric mobility: it’s the BMW i8! Before its first launch, it even enjoyed a legendary reputation as the first ever hybrid sports car. Now its production is over, and we’re giving some insights into the history and development of this innovation. In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast from BMW, we take a look back at a masterpiece that combined unique technology, resource efficiency, and sheer driving pleasure. Join us to hear all about this classic of the future!